The Seattle Mariners have hired former catcher Dan Wilson as the roving minor league catching coordinator for the organization.
The Mariners announced the hiring on Tuesday. Wilson will work with catchers at all levels of the organization beginning with spring training and continuing through the season. He will travel to each of Seattle's minor league affiliates to work with...
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Dan Wilson & not much since
The toughest guy physically on the field has got to be the catcher. Without question it’s the most taxing, mentally challenging, physically challenging and grueling position to play in Major League Baseball.
Don’t believe me? The easiest game to catch has to be when your pitcher throws a perfect game.
So say he only throws 90 pitches in that...
June 2nd, 1990—that’s a date that a lot of Mariners fans remember. Randy Johnson threw the first no-hitter in the franchise’s history. Now 22 years later, on the 35th anniversary of Mariners baseball, and on the year that Johnson was inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame, Felix Hernandez threw the Mariners’ first Perfect Game.
It seems only fitting that Johnson’s battery...
This weeks column is all about the Big Unit Randy Johnson, and Dan the man Wilson.
On Saturday each player was inducted into the most sacred of halls for former Seattle Mariners players, the Mariners Hall of Fame.
As the battery for not only the Refuse to Lose campaign, but during the ’97 A.L. West Championship year as well, both Johnson and Wilson will forever...
The Seattle Mariners announced January of this year that they would be inducting 2 new members to the Mariners Hall of Fame. They were an integral part of the greatest era of Seattle Mariners baseball.
Those 2 are the battery of Randy Johnson and Dan Wilson.
These 2 Mariner legends join 4 more in the Mariners Hall of Fame: Alvin Davis, Dave Niehaus, Jay Buhner and...
Randy Johnson says no one other than his wife truly understands how special Seattle is to him. It's where he became the most feared left-handed pitcher in baseball and helped save the franchise from moving with the Mariners' stirring run to the playoffs in 1995.
But his departure in 1998, when Johnson was distracted by a contract dispute and claims he was purposely tanking...
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July 27, 2012
M’s Add Legends
Randy Johnson is headed to Cooperstown in 4 years, but this week the former five-time Cy Young winner is going into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame first.
During his 22-year-career, Johnson won 303 games. The Mariners had just one winning season before Wilson arrived, and enjoyed their greatest success with him.
Johnson finished his career first in strikeouts...
Yesterday the Seattle Mariners announced Dan Wilson and Randy Johnson will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame this year on July 28, 2012 in a game against the Kansas City Royals (mark your calendars!).
Dan Wilson played 12 of his 14 Major League seasons for the Mariners (1994-2005). Wilson, who played more games as a catcher than any other player in Mariners...
Star pitcher Randy Johnson and catcher Dan Wilson will be inducted to the Mariners Hall of Fame on July 28, the team announced Tuesday. Both players were members of the 1995 team that took Seattle to its first-ever postseason. They’ll join Alvin Davis, Edgar Martinez, Jay Buhner and Dave Niehaus in the Mariners Hall of [...]
Randy Johnson and Dan Wilson, who teamed together in Seattle through much of the 1990s, will be inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame this summer, the team announced Tuesday.